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to try to rescue james foley and other american hostages. he was beheaded this week by the group. today chuck hagel called the attempt flawless. there was only one problem, the hostages were not there. paul joins us now with more. >> well, that's right. t white house never intended to disclose this operation, but sided to go public last night because of the number of media outlets were on the verge of reporting it. now the details remain scarce, what we do know is the rescue was over quickly, and tragically, of course, we know it was a failure. >> sometime early this summer, the u.s. reportedly stage add nighttime raid on a compound in northern syria. with cover from drones and fighter jets dozens of special forces in black hawk helicopters swooped in and fought their way to where they thought james folly and other hostages were being held. but when they got there the hostages were gone. several state fighters were killed during the fire fight, one american was lightly wounded, all the americans were flown out safely. at a pent upon proofing secretary of defense and general martin demps
. david: james foley's former employer who's been a lot of time and millions of dollars trying to get james back home, good to see you. let's talk if we can focus on the communication that you had with them. it is a chilling thought to think of communicating with these people and you actually had to do it to bring things back. can you tell us about how that communication change began? >> it began on november 26 of 2013 and it was a very simple e-mail from an untraceable address that said that they were holding james and they wanted to negotiate for his release and they wanted money fast. david: today announced that they were part of isis at the time? >> no, they did not. at no time during this process, did they talk about this. he became increasingly clear as the investigation progressed in particular as we move into early 2014 that it could only be the islamic state. but at the time that that first e-mail was received by me and the foley family, there is no indication who they were and they stated that demand and we began to respond to them. >> was the demand completely monetary? >>
foley, who was beheaded by isis, the pope consoled the parents for their loss. thanks for being with us, we'll see you tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. >>> the o'reilly factor is on tonight. >> enough of what, al? enough of what? al sharpton has the nerve to insult the american police community. >> the factor calls out the race hustlerslike al sharpton for trying to capitalize on the death of michael browne. >> why is that acceptable? >> this attorney general and this department of justice stands with the people of ferguson. >> his role in the michael browning case could be threatening the integrity of the multiple investigation into the shooting. dana pirino will give her analysis. >> we will do what we must do to protect our people. we will be vigilant and we will be relentlessless. >> the obama administration reveals a failed operation to rescue captured americans in syr syria. are leaks like this jeopardy diesing future -- >> caution, i got a man curry, the factor begins right now. >> i'm greg gutfeld in for bill o'reilly. take a listen to some of what bill had to say. >> in 2012, the la
million from james foley's family before they beheaded him. the militants say they killed foley in retaliation for u.s. air strikes in iraq. u.s. policy prohibits governments from negotiating with terrorists and argue it only encourages more kidnappings. our coverage continues at 5:30 on nightly news with brian williams. a man held captive with foley is talking about their ordeal. >>> we're learning more tonight about the death of robin williams. his ashes were scattered in the san francisco bay the day after his death. that information is on the official death certificate issued by the state of california. the remains were scattered on the waters off the coast of his beloved marin county. the certificate also says the cause of death is pending investigation, although the sheriff's department has confirmed that robin williams took his own life. as a reminder now, on monday, billy crystal will pay tribute to williams during the emmy awards. you can watch the show live here on nbc bay area. it begins at 5:00. seth meyers is the host. we will reair the entire emmy broadcast at 8:00
confirms and defends its effort to rescue americans in syria including photojournalist james foley. and as we now know, that rescue failed. special forces hit the ground in northern syria earlier this summer trying to rescue four american hostages. they believe that isis militants were holding those hostages at an oil refinery. but when they got there, the hostages were not there. >> isil is a sophisticated and well funded -- as any group that we have seen -- they're beyond just a terrorist group. >> isis posted a video tuesday of foley's beheading and threatened to kill another journalist. counter-terrorism experts say isis is using kidnappings to finance its operations. >>> unpack electronics, take off jewelry or that alarm goes off. what happens when items get left behind in the airport security line? >> plus, a police chase across the city and a stolen car. the search for the suspects. >> 80 degrees and sunshine for a party. it is a downtown street party in beautiful hayward. thousands of people will come out tonight. i'll have your forecast for here and the entire bay area rig
in iraq. the islamic extremist group is taking credit for the beheading of american journalist james foley. polo sandoval has the latest from washington. >> reporter:the pentagon announced the latest round of airstrikes hit several isis targets near mosul dam. the region in northern iraq has been the focus of u-s central command forces since airstrikes started august 8th. >> reporter:while kurdish forces regained control of the dam, islamic extremist group isis will target the facility and damage it. >> reporter:both the u-s defense and state departments continue working to support iraqi security forces. >>: "we are very focused on going after isil strategically when it impacts the goals the president laid out in iraq. we are engaged very heavily right now in flighting them and helping the to build the capability of iraqis to do that." >> reporter:fueling international outrage, the beheading of american james foley at the hands of isis. >> reporter:global post, the news agency the freelance journalist worked for, says foley's captors demanded a 132-million dollar ransom. >> reporter:u-s at
are learning more about the demands of isis before they beheaded american photojournalist james wright foley. isis demanded $132 million for james wright foley before he was killed according to several u.s. sources. two journalist whose were held with james wright foley were freed after france paid $18 million ransom. the obama administration says despite james wright foley's death the u.s. will not reconsider its refusal to pay ransom to terrorists. >> we have had this policy for a very long time. it is in place to protect our citizens and not provide terrorists with the funding they need. >> it is not clear whether another american journalist is still alive. isis threatened to kill him if the united states didn't stop air strikes in iraq. >>> man from central california is the latest person to contract west nile virus and become ill. the 20-year-old thinks he got it from a mosquito bite while fishing on the river. he went to the hospital three times before doctors figured out he had west nile virus. by then he was so sick he was in the hospital for 9 days. and he also says she lucky to --
surrounding the horrific murder of american journalist james wright foley. >>> i'll talk to another journalist who was held by extremists and get his perspective. there's a reason it's called an "all you can eat" buffet... and not a "have just a little" buffet. because what we all really want is more. that's why verizon is giving you even more. now, for a limited time, get more data! 1 gb of bonus data every month with every new smartphone or upgrade. our best ever pricing with the more everything plan and 50% off all new smartphones. like the htc one m8 for windows or android. built to inspire envy. come get your more with verizon. >>> missouri governor jay nixon, his thoughts on the situation in ferguson 12 days after michael brown was shot and killed by police. an indepth interview with him ahead. >>> there's this breaking news from our msnbc.com reporter at the i love ferguson event. school board president has announced school absolutely will be open. "we are prepared for school on monday and really excited about that." [ barista ] i have two cappuccinos, a medium macchiato, and two espres
emerge of attempts to journalist,rican james foley. defeatat will it take to the islamic state now? we're on front lines with iraqi forces who are in the thick of battle. and calling it a miraculous day. his colleagueand infected with ebola are released from hospital and declared free virus. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. the u.s. defense secretary the threat posed by the islamic state as beyond anything we have seen. he was speaking as details emerge about the murder of american journalist james foley by militants. we begin with this report from the bbc's international correspondent. hunt is on for the man who murdered james foley. every detail of the gruesome of his killing will be scoured for clues, with the mi-5 and others leading the search. james foley was an experienced front-line reporter. this is some of the footage he shot. he'd worked in libya, iraq and syria. he captured wasn't just the heat of battle, but those humanity as often run through the most hostile of environments. children anden and makeshift bomb shelters. james fole
for the release of james foley. the man who communicated with his captors joins us tonight. let's go "outfront." good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight the breaking news. we have new information about officer darren wilson's injuries the day he shot and killed mike brown. a source with detailed knowledge of the investigation tells cnn that darren wilson had a, quote, swollen face and that he went to the hospital to be treated for that injury. x-rays were taken. but -- and this is crucial -- the source tells cnn that darren wilson did not have a fractured eye socket. that contradicts reports from other news organizations. so will a swollen face save darren wilson from indictment? we have a full report on this as well as that crucial kill shot to mike brown's head. but first we go to the ground in ferguson and our stephanie elam. a group starting to gather at the location where michael brown was shot and killed. what is the mood tonight? >> right. if you look out here, you can see that people are out here. they're gathering. you can see the location where mike brown was sho
of american journalist james foley, giving way to anger the administration's tepid response to the islamic state a barbaric savage murder. president obama back on the golf course in martha's vineyard today, despite being broadly criticized for his decision yesterday to go directly to golf course within moments of delivering a somber speech about foley's death. >> there is no way that the to the should have been stupid enough to go play golf, not only did he insult the foley family, but he sense message to tha to e ladist militant -- jihadist militants he does not take it seriously. >> someone made a mistake, they should have said, the president will go out make a come, let's get the tee time tomorrow or in 4 or 5 hours, rather than 8 lynn 8 minutes later. later. lou: not just the president's display of awkward las of grace -- lack of sensitivity and lack of grace in dealing with the beheading of james foley. but the white house failure to act, some upset that they chose to try to rescue foley and other american hostages and failed, an admission some say is helpful to our enemies, and it ma
the mission to rescue foley did not succeed, adding isis is a sophisticated and well funded as any terrorist the united states has ever seen. unusually strong words from the secretary of defense. he warned americans, to quote, get ready, without specifying what that meant. chairman of the joint chiefs, general martin dempsey said air strikes alone will not destroy isis and suggested action needed to be taken against isis targets in syria, though not necessarily he said by the united states. in terms of the failed rescue mission, u.s. military sources tell me the special operations team that attempted the rescue was on the ground longer than they expected. when they got to the first compound, the hostages weren't there. there was evidence they had been there just days before. they got into a firefight. one u.s. aviator was injured. the intelligence leads for the operation came from interviews with two spanish and four french hostages released this spring. they described where they were being held in eastern syria. they said they were held by british jihadists. the executioner in the video spe
lowering the ladder. no students were hurt. >>> pope francis called the family of james foley today to express their loss. abc news reporter, karen travers is has more. >> reporter: the mission to rescue james foley and other hostages in syria. >> the mission was executed flawlessly after a significant period of preparation, planning and rehearsal. and, it turned out the hostages were no longer at that location. >> intelligence doesn't come wrapped in a package with a bow. >> reporter: chuck hagel says it u.s. expects isis to regroup and stage a new offensive. >> we are staging a long term strategy against isil. >> reporter: there's an open criminal investigation into foley's murder. >> people will be held accountable, one way or the other. >> reporter: isis demanded a ransom of $130 million in exchange for foley's release. >> we do not make concessions to terrorists. we do not pay ransom. >> reporter: the ceo of global post, the news organization he was working for never took seriously the isis demands for payment. >> we did everything we could, as did the family. >> reporter: one
of american journalist james foley. we are going to play only a short poergs of the video to hear his british accent. >> this is james wright foley, an american citizen of your country. >> nobody who does that has loyalty to any land or value beyond the islamist for which he has a ready hand in atrocity. the man is thought to be the ring leader, referred to as the beetles who guarded many foreign hostages. according to the guardian he nicknamed himself john after john lennon. that person said the three british islamists were abusive, frequently beating prisoners. the challenge to the united states, how to deal with the building threat. do we treat isis as a criminal enterprise and look for individuals like are j. edgar hoover went looking for communists or do we use secretary kerry's word and crush the motley crew of them. is this a man hunt or war? bobby gosh is here from quartz. thanks for joining us for your views about the people coming from places like london. i assume they are radical islamist people who believe in killing anyone who doesn't share your own look at things. what do you kn
held captive with james foley now speaks out. >>> the survivor of the american doctor we watched come home and enter the hospital who was once near death from ebola, today he walked out of quarantine. tonight we hear his story for the first time. >>> vanishing, an icon for the american west. the fears for its continued survival as a favorite vacation spot is disappearing before our very eyes. >>> and for love of the game, the team giving chicago's south side a big reason to cheer tonight. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. the question was raised at the pentagon today at the very top, the secretary of defense, if this terrorist group isis is capable of what we have seen so far, the rampant violence and gruesome killings, most recently the awful execution of an american journalist carried out on camera, then what risk does isis perhaps pose to the united states? the answer from the boss at the pentagon today indicates it's a question the u.s. is concerned about. and in a violent
for the brutal killers that took the life of james foley. the three, mysterious figures believed to be behind the brutal killing. one of the men with what seemed to be a british accent. and now, the urgent worry about another american hostage and the details on the mission that failed. abc's brian ross, with us tonight. >> reporter: with growing concern about the fate of a second u.s. hostage, steven sotloff, u.s. officials, today, defended the failed special forces rescue attempt into syria on the july 4th weekend. >> the mission was executed flawlessly after significant period of planning and rehearsal. and it turned out the hostages were no longer at that location. >> reporter: u.s. officials say the secret, nighttime mission was launched with several dozen special operations troops, fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters with surveillance drones overhead. some 15 i.s.i.s. fighters were believed to be killed. >> and the united states will not relent on our efforts to bring our citizens home and their captors to justice. >> reporter: the u.s. rescue mission was launched after it became clear t
james foley before murdering him. and we have new details on the failed rescue mission. reports from margaret brennan and bob orr. the governor pulls the national guard out of ferguson. vladimir duthiers rides along with the man in charge of security. mark strassman talks to the parents of the young man fatally shot by a white cop. >> reporter: what did you tell him about dealing with police officers? >> schieffer: chip reid on virginia's former governor and the political corruption trial turned soap opera. and vinita nair with the whale that's become an internet sensation. >> reporter: what's he doing with those kids? >> he's really playing with them. he's playing peekaboo. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> schieffer: good evening. scott's on assignment for "60 minutes." i'm bob schieffer. the government said today that the islamic terrorists who behead the american journalist james foley had demanded $132 million in ransom. the demands were made to his employer and his family over the last year. u.s. policy, of course, does not allow p
>> schieffer: ton ransom the u.s. refused to p isis demanded a fortune for journalist james foley before murdering him. and we have new details on the8. failed rescue mission. reports from margaret brennan and bob orr. the governor pulls the national guard out of ferguson. vladimir duthiers ridesng ç< y ngsh m cop. >> you tell w pol officers? >> schieffer: chip reid on virginia's forme the politictrial an interne sensation.it thist'onignm behead the.#ed $132 the demands were made to his employer and his family over the u.s. policy, ofallow paying theew o threat posed by de the failed attempt to rescue foley. we have more on the story now from margaret brennan at the pentagon. >> reporter: the hostages including foley and three others, were thought to be at specirces cbzommandos d kied oea onÑo tracki hostages for months and was ransom requests fromsis. defense secret told rep issioned becast and ooll we leaders there might p rescue efforto
, including baghdad. publish add video showing the beheading of journalist foley. today obama administration officials declared that the threat goes far beyond iraq and syria. all the developments on this story from washington, and this afternoon, deft secretary seems to make big news when he compared the capabilities to the history of al quaida. >> well, certainly, david, in the events over the last 48 hours the drewsome murder on video, there has been a uptick in the rhetoric, and certainly the question now becomes is the rhetoric matching the policy of the administration, and that is to protect lives in places like baghdad. as well as that humanitarian mission to drive the group back off that mountain side, where they beseemed that religious minority, and does the rhetoric match the air strikes themselves because the rhetoric is getting very hot, the islam mick group, has been justifiably vilified by the president on down over the course of the last couple of days but today we heard chuck hagel and the chief of staff, take it one step further, dempsey for his part says that isis can't be
and suspend accounts related to images surrounding the execution of james foley. twitter has been a place where all of this has been possible, but is it going to be that way in the future? >> it is interesting, because they have been making noises about trying to be more algorithmic, trying to extend their popularity to a broader user base. not all week's arrest packed with news as this week. withl weeks are as packed news as this week. i love the fact that we have two social media windows into the world that take different approaches and really complement each other. facebook -- mark zuckerberg wants to be a window to the world. [indiscernible] is facebook failing at becoming the portal for news or is it just a different kind of news? >> it just highlights the challenge of being all things to all people. the algorithm is weighted towards what people want to read. there are reasons why the cat videos and the ice bucket challenge do well. people are watching them. the funniest thing i saw all week was the ice bucket fail video i saw on facebook about five times. twitter probably did not of
in america. we have all seen the sorrowful images of the innocent photojournalist, james foley, await ao kneel and savage execution. the merciless killer was apparently british. in this case, we were seeing a radicalized british subject behead an american citizen in iraq. among other questions that come to mind, how many other jihadists out there are carrying western passports? what mission might isis have for them? the danger of isis for the united states and other western nations may still strike some people as a little remote. but for many americans, of course, just about the last thing we want to think about is more conflict in iraq and what that might involve. but we better get on top of this crisis by every means necessary, because event are moving fast and the price is only going to go up from here. we have come to one of those moments when american action will be decisive, and inaction inaction -- inaction will be consequential. there used to be a bipartisan tradition in american foreign policy, a basic willingness to unite in fundamental matters of security. if anything is left
journalist james foley. we have fox team coverage. the optics behind the president's response. we begin with national security correspondent jennifer griffin at the pentagon. and details of what had been a highly classified mission to rescue american hostages. good evening, jennifer. >> good evening, chris. that's right. the mission had been top-secret until it leaked out yesterday. now we've learned the rescue attempt took place over the july 4th time frame, a mix of tier one special operators launched a daring mission that ultimately failed. senior military officials say multiple helicopters covered by u.s. jet fighters and surveillance drones overhead flew in from an undisclosed neighboring country, dropping the special operators near an isis compound in eastern syria, in the town of raka, an isis strong hold. chuck hagel said he regretted the mission failed giving this assessment of foley's captors. >> they marry ideology, a sophistication of strategic and tactical military prowess. they are tremendously well funded. this is beyond anything that we've seen. >> reporter: the american
of james foley, we take a deeper look at the islamic state militants-- their brutal campaign of forced conversion, kidnapping and execution and its recruitment of american and european fighters. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. gwen ifill is away. also ahead this thursday, bank of america agrees to pay a record $17-billion for selling risky mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis of 2008. plus, after surviving ebola, americans treated at emory hospital are able to leave and return home. >> today is a miraculous day. i am thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i've been around long enough to recognize the people who are out there owning it. the ones getting involved, staying engaged. they are not afraid to question the path they're on. because the one question they never want to ask is, "how did i end up here?" i started schwab with those people. people who want to take ownership of their inve
. the strikes came after the islamic state released a video of the beheading of american journalist james foley and threatened to kill another u.s. journalist if the airstrikes don't stop. on wednesday, obama vowed to continue the fight against the militants, who are also known as isil. talks united states of america will continue to do what we must do to protect our people. we will be vigilant and relentless. when people harm americans anywhere, we do what is necessary to see that justice is isil,nd we act against standing alongside others. >> obama administration officials have revealed u.s. special operations forces tried and failed to free james foley and other hostages during a secret raid early -- earlier in syria this summer. the team of commandos battled islamic state militants, but did not find any hostages. it is the first confirmed use of u.s. ground troops in syria since the civil war began. "the new york times" reports the u.s. also refused to pay a multimillion dollar ransom for foley's release. james foley's parents spoke to reporters on wednesday after the u.s. government confir
foley now speaks out. >>> the survivor of the american doctor we watched come home and enter the hospital who was once near death from ebola, today he walked out of quarantine. tonight we hear his story for the first time. >>> vanishing, an icon for the american west. the fears for its continued survival as a favorite vacation spot is disappearing before our very eyes. >>> and for love of the game, the team giving chicago's south side a big reason to cheer tonight. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in
execution of captured american journalist james foley. officials here now admit the group had demanded a ransom for foley last year. his captors wanted more than $130 million. the u.s. of course has a long-standing policy against paying ransoms. a secret mission to rescue him failed last month. attorney general eric holder says the justice department is launching a criminal investigation into his death. >> after a night of relative calm my sorrow's governor is ordering the national guard to begin withdrawing from ferguson. since an officer shot and killed 18 year old michael brown almost two weeks ago the nights have brought continual protests and often violence. brown was not armed. but police say he attacked the officer. a grand jury is now determining if charges will be filed against that officer darrin wilson. the grand jury's decision is not expected for a the least a mon month. >> the two americans being treated for ebola are both out of the hospital tonight. one is speaking out dr. kent brantly says today is a miraculous us will day. official claim that are release poses no pub
foley. the terror group isis e-mailed the family demanding a ransom of $132 million. this week isis released a tape that shows foley's execution. the u.s. and british government refused to pay ransom but several paid millions. one former hostage told "the guardian" that herecognizes the executioner and says the killer is the ring leader of british jihadists nicknamed the beatles because of the british accents. >>> today defense secretary defended a failed rescue operation to save james foley and other hostages. last month u.s. special operations forces in helicopters swarmed a compound in syria. they engaged in a fierce gun battle before they determined the hostages were not on site. hagual says the intelligence for such missions in his words doesn't come wrapped in a package with a bow. >>> before reporting in syria james foley was here in the district and had a journalism training program in a d.c. news room connected with northwestern university. chris gordon has more with how foley's death impacted the school. >> reporter: this is the medill news room. in 2007 james foley was a
an investigation is being washed into the beheading of journalist james foley. >> we have long memories and our reach is wide. we will not forget what happened and people will be held accountable. one way or the other. >> critics claim the white house's reluctance has emboldened the islamic state terrorists who taunt the u.s. on social media. >> they actually take pictures of their atrocities and posted them online calling it a preview of what we can expect in america. >> forces are vowing another hostage will be next. today in florida, his mother remained guarded but said her son is alive. no one inside of the white house is commenting on whether a rescue attempt may be made. top-secret mission earlier this summer was launched involving such units as delta force and navy seals. dozens of forces went to a base where they were believed to be held, only to discover the hostages had been moved. hagel defended the white house decision to reveal the rescue attempt sank news organizations had some information to reveal. thered commanders told us white house should have said no comment. rather than re
the beheading of journalist james foley was posted online. the militants threatened to kill another american reporter. the u.s. attorney general said the criminal investigation into fully's -- into james foley's death will begin. tributes have been flooding in from around the world. of james foleyg has prompted widespread horror. among the reactions, a former print cost -- a former french hostage that was held with james fully in syria. determined to stay optimistic, to keep his spirits and ours up. >> the united states says a andue mission to save foley other hostages this summer failed. that disclosure is the first time u.s. has revealed its troops have been fighting isis on the ground. barack obama urged a united effort against islamic extremism. >> the governments and peoples across the middle east, there has to be a common effort to extract this cancer so it does not spread. a clears to be rejection of these nihilistic ideologies. one thing we can all agree on is a group like isil has no place in the 21st century. murderer thought to be a british national, david cameron says there must
militants would breach the dam and flood baghdad. one video showed the beheading of james foley i militants. rebecca cooper will have the latest on all of that for you at 6:00. >> coming up right now, two years after an honor student was killed inside her home, investigators say they have reason to be optimistic. >> and a major american religious group is throwing cold water on the als ice bucket challenge. lines arendary redrawn. what it means for students and families. >> god saved my life. from ebola. the american missionaries who contracted ebola are out of the hospital tonight. >> they are calling their recovery nothing short of a miracle. greta kreuz has their emotional story for us tonight. >> considering their families were planning funerals three weeks ago, this is remarkable. was discharged on tuesday. can't brantly held a press conference today before he left. >> today is a miraculous day. spoke todayly publicly for the first time. >> i am thrilled to be a alive and well and to be reunited with my family. ago, he arrived at emory university hospital in atlanta for treatment of th
, speaking about james foley, the american journalist who was beheaded by islamic state, also talking about a possible rescue can mission that was taken earlier this summer, and the demands the group made before killing folly. also the lawyer from michael brown's family talks to us about the investigation into the death, and the reaction, and we will have on ^t two americans released from the hospital after recovering ebola, i all of that and more coming up. haiti, october 2010, at a hospital in a small, rural town north of the capital. these were the first victims of a horrific, unknown disease in a country still reeling from a devastating earthquake. patients were dying in the space of a few hours. children were especially vulnerable. al jazeera was the first news channel on the scene. in the following days and weeks we tracked the epidemic as it
with the threat made by that one isis militant who killed james foley. >> moments before beheading james foley, his executioner, an isis terrorist warns of more attacks on americans. >> any attempt by you, obama, to deny the muslims their rights of living in safety under the islamic caliphate result in the blood shed of your people. >> tonight, new indications that isis cos harm more americans and others in the west. a u.s. intelligence official tells cnn they have indications of isis cells in europe which could attack u.s. embassies and other american interests. the official says it's not clear if those terrorists were ordered by isis or if they went on their own. an isis fighter threatened the west telling reuters "we have also penetrated them with those who look like them. does isis have sells in america? former cia officer bob baer believes they do. >> i have been told with no uncertainty there there are isis esleeper cells in this country. >> but two u.s. officials tell cnn they have no indication of isis cells inside america right now. still they are very concerned that isis fighters wit
, the family of the foalies were foleys were doing a press conference and talking about what a great kid he was. at the same moment that he's grasping his putter, the foleys were -- >> did you expect him to wait? >> maybe cancel the afternoon round of golf. >> how about not golf today then again? he can't stop. >> the dana, the issue here, i don't know if it's fair, or unfair, you have the british papers and the papers here in new york. they're juxtaposing this incidence of terror with golf. he tees off as the parents grieve. is that unfair? does he deserve this? >> they could have seen this happening. remember, two nights ago, the night that we learn of the beheading, i sent a tweet that was part prediction, part advice, saying, i'm sure there will be no golf tomorrow. it wasn't because i don't care if he plays golf. but he does have a choice when he's on vacation. he could stay out of sight on a day like that. or if he had canceled the golf game, let the press know you canceled the golf game you take it so seriously. the country wants the tone to be set by the president. the arranged statemen
with them. the u.s. continues to bomb their positions in northern iraq. >> james foley's killer, tell us more about what we know and what authorities are doing to track him down. >> basically, there are two lines of investigation. one is the close analysis of the video, the so-called execution video. investigators will be looking at voice analysis, they will be looking at where the video was shot, the quality of it. the detail that might give them clues about who the person in the video might be and who is behind this killing. british intelligence might have some idea about who this person is. they're speaking to some of the former hostages who were held alongside james foley and other journalists that have been killed. they were able to provide some quite vital information. this is a man who hails from london. a long investigation going into this inquiry. >> how concerned is it about britain's fighting alongside of chi hotties? are we talking about hundreds? >> it is turning out to be a major issue for the british government. there could be as many as four or 500 british chi hotties fig
papantonio. coming up, what the murder of james foley means for u.s. operations in iraq and first, new developments out of ferguson. we will talk to st. louis alderman antonio french. keep it here. we're right back. rom anything? or if power could go anywhere? or if light could seek out the dark? what would happen if that happens? anything. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] during the cadillac summer's best event, lease this 2014 ats for around $299 a month. hurry in -- this exceptional offer ends soon. ♪ hurry in -- this exceptional offer ends soon. so what we're looking for is a way to "plus" our accounting firm's mobile plan. and "minus" our expenses. perfect timing. we're offering our best-ever pricing on mobile plans for business. run the numbers on that. well, unlimited talk and text, and ten gigs of data for the five of you would be... one-seventy-five a month. good calculating kyle. good job kyle. you just made partner. our best-ever pricing on mobile share value plans for business. now with a $100 bill credit for every business line you add. >> each night i've seen a turning point
to the end of the u.s. air strikes. >> reporter: journalist james foley's employer says his fate became apparent whip when strikes gap in iraq. the ceo says isis sent an angry e-mail to foley's family last week, promising to kill him. >> just a statement that they were going to execute. >> reporter: but not all isis wanted. captorses demanded a ransom of more than $130 million. the u.s. does not pay to win the release of its kidnapped steps but some european countries do. >> when they pay these ransoms are funding people taking others hostage and killing scores of people. >> reporter: isis threatened to kill another host am, "time" magazine journalist, steven sotloff, if u.s. air strikes don't stop. wednesday, the white house revealed special forces trying to rescue foley and other host alps last moment but they couldn't find the captives ghoechlt in a firefight with islamic militant bus no american forces were killed. >> do everything kweetz president has said to rescue these hostages, knowing that their police officers in danger. >> reporter: obama administration vows to find foley's
taped execution of captured american journalist james foley. officials here now admit the group had demanded a ransom for foley last year. his captors wanted more than $130 million. the us has a long standing policy against paying ra ransom. a secret mission to rescue him to failed last month. attorney general eric holder says the justice department is now launching a criminal investigation into his death. >> new controversy in ferguson missouri a police officer is caught on video threatening to kill protesters. we want to warn you some of the language is pretty rough. >> video shows st. louis lieutenant ray labors pointing semi-automatic assignment rival at some members of the media and peaceful protesters. it happened just before midnig midnight. the town has seen nightly violent protests in the fake of the shooting death of unarmed teenager michael brown. police say labors has been suspended indefinitely. >> meantime missouri governor orders the national guard to begin withdrawing from ferguson. the guard got there on monday to try and gain control of violent protests. police say
brought murder journalist james foley home alive. >>> a day of rage planned for tonight in front of the white ho for the next hour and half you'll notice pictures on the right side of your screen. they're missing children. take a good look. if you have any information on them, help us bring them home. call the number on your screen. jan. >>> right now demonstrators are planning a day of rage with protests outside the white house and in dozens of cities. the demonstrations are in response to the police killing of 18-year-old michael brown earlier this month in ferguson missouri. wusa 9 has a crew monitoring the events at the white house to bring you live reports at 7:00 and 11:00. marley hall is live from missouri calling for protesters in the case to step aside. >> you don't stop a person from going into a building. >> these protesters met resistance as they tried to deliver petitions calling for the removal of bob mcula from the michael brown case. after the brief confrontation, organizers were allowed to deliver the documents which they say c
that isis terrorists demanded last year in e-mails to the parents of kidnapped journalist james foley nine months before they beheaded him in a video released this week. that ransom is much higher and that leads to speculation that isis never intended to release foley. one former hostage says he recognizes the executioner as the ring leader of a group of british jihadists who guarded foreign captives. those hostages nicknamed them the beatles. they hide in plain sight and hand crooks the key to your money. fairfax county police are trying to set down a new set of atm skimming suspects. news 4's pat collins is at one of the banks that has been hit with new video of the men who are behind the new scam. >> reporter: wait until you see these surveillance pictures. these guys are big and bold. they are out there doing their crooked little thing like the camera wasn't there. rare surveillance pictures of skimming suspects at atms trying to steal financial information so they can tap into your bank account. they make no attempt to hide their faces. they linger in front of the atms for a long time
islamic state must be lished a video of beheadingly. beheading today we learns that foley's captors offered to release him in exchange for hundreds of millions of dollars in ransome. following all the development oz they have story from washington, there was news, today, about the ransome news about an effort to rescue folly, tell us about it. >> welshes david, let's bring you the latest information, and take you across the river to the pentagon, with the secretary defense is holding a press conference now, with his counter part. martin dempsey, now, first, on that rescue mission that came up empty, it happened earlier this summer, here is what dempsey said. it was executed flaw leslie, but they simply were not there, a number of american hostages who were held by what was described by american officials last night as a captor network, a commando team, a multidisciplinary branch commando team with both helicopters and fixed aircraft raid add site inside syria, they ultimately came up empty. we know the president authorized this raid, now we have chuck hagel offering the first reacti
? >> as to the comment about implement threat, evidence is pretty clear when we look at what they did to mr. foley, what they threatened to do to all americans and europeans, what they are doing now, the -- i don't know any other way to describe it other than barbaric. they have no standard of decency of responsible human behavior. and i think the records are pretty clear on that. so yes, they are an imminent threat to every interest we have whether it's in iraq or anywhere else. >> you've heard me speak i think about the fact that we've gone from a narrow focus on al qaeda to the recognition that in the aftermath of the arab spring and these disenfranchised populations i've described, a lack of governance and sanctuary, fail states, declining nationalism, you've heard me talk about all that, that we actually have groups that are kind of loosely connected in some cases affiliated that run from afghanistan across the arabian peninsula into yemen to the horn of africa and into north and west africa. so in general -- the conflict against those groups, most of which are local, some of which are regional and
is pretty clear. when we look at what they did to mr. foley, what they have threatened to do to all whatcans and europeans, they are doing now, i don't know any other way to describe it other than barbaric. they have no standard of decency, of responsible human behavior stop i think the record is clear on that. imminent readat to every interest we have, whether it is in iraq or anywhere else. speak aboutheard me the fact that we've gone from a to thefocus on al qaeda recognition that in the aftermath of the arabs ring, i described a lack of government -- you have heard me talk about all of that will stop we have and inloosely connected some cases affiliated that run from afghanistan across the arabian peninsula into yemen and the horn of africa and into north and west africa. , the conflict against those groups, most of which are local, some of which are regional, some which are global, that's going to be a very long contest. ideological. it is religious in many cases. ask me if the american people should steeled themselves or this long conflict, there will be required participation, particu
they did to mr. foley, what they threaten to do to all americans and europeans. what they are doing now, i don't know any other way to describe it other than barbaric. they have no standard of decency, of responsible human behavior. and i think the record is pretty clear on that. so yes, they are an imminent threat to every interest we have, whether it's in iraq or anywhere else. >> you've heard me speak, i think, about the fact that we've gone from both a narrow focus in al qaeda to the recognition in the aftermath of the arab spring and the disenfranchised populations that have a lack of governments and failed states, declining nationalism, you heard me talk about all that. we actually have groups that now kind of are loosely connected, in some cases, affiliated, that run from afghanistan across the arabian peninsula into yemen and the corner of africa and into north and west africa. so, in general, the conflict against those groups, most of which are local, some of which are regional and some of which are global in nature, that's going to be a very long contest. it's ideological, it's n
at what they did to mr. foley, what they threatened to do to all americans and europeans. what they are doing now, and i don't know any other way to describe it other than barbaric. they have no standard of decency, of responsible human behavior, and i think the records are pretty clear on that. so, yes, they are an imminent threat to every interest we have whether it's in iraq or anywhere else. you've heard me speak about the fact that we've gone from a narrow focus on al qaeda to the recognition that in the aftermath of the arab spring and the disenfranchised populations that i've described a lack of governance and sanctuary, failed states and declining nationalism. you've heard me talk about all of that and we've had groups that now kind of are loosely connected in some cases affiliated that run from afghanistan and the peninsula that run into the heart of africa and north and west africa. so in general, the conflict against those groupses, most of which are local, some of which are regional and some of which are global in nature, that will be a very long contest. it's ideol
, james foley. prime minister david cameron has said the masked map in the video is likely british. language experts also say his accent suggests he is from the london area. foley was killed by a member of isis after beingky kidnapped two years ago. his murder was videotaped. officials say the terror group isis demanded $132 million from foley's family. this surge the u.s. unsuccessfully tried to rescue foley and other hostages. >>> two doctors have been discharged from an atlanta hospital. dr. kept brantly was leased today. nancy wright boll was leased tuesday. the two no longer have the virus in their blood and pose no health rings. at 4:45, you will hear from dr. braptly, who spoke about his recovery today. >>> now to the unrest in ferguson, missouri. "time" magazine today revealed this week's cover, the headline reading the tragedy in ferguson, the picture she is young man kneeling amount ground with his hands over his head. >>> another night of protests in ferguson last night, but far fewer arrest. this as a grand jury begins hearing evidence in the shooting death of 18-year-o
. >>> we are tracking new developments in the gruesome execution in american journalist james foley. the terror group isis demanded ransom. foley's employer says the demand was made late last fall a full year after the reporter was kidnapped. a former hostage says he recognizes the executioner seen on the tape. he tells "the guardian" that the man is the ring leader of three british jihadists. the captives nickname the guards the beatles because of their british accents. >>> u.s. air strikes are again targeting the militants in northern iraq. the strikes damaged several humvies and road side bombs. >> governor nixon ordered the national guard to withdraw from ferguson. violence sparked by a controversial police shooting has subsided but the investigations into the death of 18-year-old michael brown are far from over. leanne gregg is live in ferguson with the latest. >> reporter: the governor says the withdrawal of the military will be systematic and coordinated with the highway patrol. protesters in the community say there are still many unresolved issues. signs of de-escalation in
to bring home american journalist, james foley. foley was gone, according to u.s. officials, when the special forces landed in the desert and battled they're their way to this oil refinery near raqqa where they hoped to find foley and perhaps other americans held hostage by isis. weeks later, we now know james foley is dead. his shocking execution having stirred both deep concern and anger among americans. as we await secretary chuck hagel and joint chiefs chairman martin dempsey at the pentagon, we'll bring that live, let me pursue another strand to the story. because a story -- the story out today says ransoms paid by european governments to isis have become one of the terror group's biggest sources of income. did you realize that? perhaps their biggest source of income at all, and that is where they're getting their money, from ransoms with these hostages. i want you to take a listen to this interview, this gentleman from erin burnett "outfront." >> kidnappings are working. the al-qaeda affiliates have raised $125 million from kidnappings in the last five years, $60 million al
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